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Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Collaborative Family Law


Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified - Family Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2000-Present


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1982


Education

  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas 
    • J.D. - 1982
  • Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Major: Business & Economics with Emphasis in Accounting


Honors and Awards

  • "Super Lawyer"; Texas Monthly Magazine (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2005)


Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dallas Bar Association; Family Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas; Family Law Section
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, Charter Member
  • Texas College of Collaborative Law, Founding Fellow
  • Child Abuse Prevention Center (previously EXCAP), Board Member and Past President
  • Women in Executive Leadership, Past President and "Woman of the Year"
  • Dallas Social Venture Partners, Partner


Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
ADMITTED TO THE BAR: 1982, TEXAS